GA Fifth Grade ScienceSTANDARD S5L1 Students will classify organisms into groups and relate how they determined the groups with how and why scientists use classification.
ELEMENT a. Demonstrate how animals are sorted into groups (vertebrate and invertebrate) and how vertebrates are sorted into groups (fish, amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal).
GA Common Core ELA/Reading
ELACC5RI1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELACC5RI4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
ELACC5RI7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
ELACC5W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
ELACC5W4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
ELACC5W5: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
ELACC5W7: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.